Teri Granata-Hunt

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Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who …

The Brain

24 Of The Most Beautiful Quotes About Nature

Celebrate Earth Day with these 24 wonderful quotes.<p>2. "I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.'"<p>—Sylvia Plath, <i>The Bell Jar</i><p>3. "Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and …

Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”

<i>Knowing a Van Gogh painting when you see it is one thing, but understanding it is quite another.</i><p>In order to truly see and appreciate a van Gogh piece …

Jesus Went to Hell: The Christian History Churches Would Rather Not Acknowledge

“It was Saturday that Jesus Christ went to Hell.”<p>This is one phrase that Christians, whether mainline or evangelical, Catholic or Protestant, will …

Theology

Drone Photos from Around the World That May Not Be Legal to Shoot Anymore

After camera drones started taking off — both literally and figuratively — in the photography industry over the past few years, there was a brief …

Drones

10 Cleaning Tasks You Can Totally Tackle in 5 Minutes

Because that's really all the extra time you have anyway, right?<p><b>1. Fill your dishwasher with everything but dishes.</b> <br>Plastic toys, soap dishes, plastic hairbrushes, and more can get clean in dishwasher — zero effort required. Take a lap around your house and gather the stuff you rarely (err, never?) …

Teaching Online Could Be Your Profitable Side Business

What would you do if you had $1,000 in extra income each month? Would you travel more? Buy that extra gadget? Take a more rewarding job?<p>These days, almost anyone can create their own profitable online course. In the past few years, a new set of entrepreneurs have been earning a steady income from …

The Real Meanings of Common Photographic Words and Expressions: Part II

Well now, it seems my little guide to common photographic expressions hit a chord with a few people. It’s great that people appreciated it and I …

Northern Lights

Amazon Announces Unlimited Photo Storage for Just $12 a Year

Amazon has just dropped a huge bomb on the file storage industry by announcing two new unlimited cloud storage subscription plans. One lets you store …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

12 Surprising Ingredients You Should Probably Start Freezing Now

When you come home after a long day, sometimes it's all you can do to muster up the energy to cook. And when you do finally rally and get something started, if you're missing an ingredient, it can thwart the whole endeavor. Who wants to make a trip out in the cold for one tiny ingredient from the …

8 Flower Arrangement Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you get them from a florist or the grocery store, give your blooms the attention they deserve.<p>Fresh flowers are a speedy way to brighten any space in your home. But take the time to avoid the mistakes that diminish your bouquet's staying power.<p><b>1. Going overboard choosing blooms</b>We're all for …

Cleaning

Mumford and Sons debut new electric sound with “Believe” — listen

Mumford and Sons are set to release their new album <i>Wilder Mind</i> on May 4th through Glassnote Records. The follow-up to 2012’s <i>Babel</i> was produced by …

Indie Music

4 Ways to Keep Your Brown Sugar Soft

<i>BY Sheela Prakash, EPICURIOUS</i><p>How to keep your brown sugar soft and usable--and how to revive it when it's turned into a hard brick.<p>What's the fastest way to wipe all the fun out of baking? Opening your pantry to find brown sugar that's gone hard. But there are a few simple tricks to getting it soft …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

This New App Makes You Read Faster Than Ever

Get ready to blow through all the books you've downloaded to your smartphone.<p>SpeedRead With Spritz, a 99-cent Android app, uses Spritz speed-reading technology to help people tackle the ebooks and articles on their phone at a ridiculously fast pace.<p>SpeedRead With Spritz, which works within document …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

The cheapest time to book a flight? New app thinks it has found the secret

A new app promises to save travellers money by pinpointing the cheapest days of the year to take a flight.<p>Hopper, available in the App Store since yesterday, claims to analyse “billions” of prices before identifying the cheapest time to travel on thousands of routes. Hopper believes it can save …

Travelers

Best Places to Shop For Affordable Art: IXXI, Snapbox, LIFE & Four More

I was reminded yesterday of how cool IXXI wall graphics are when I walked into a friend's home and saw them covering the walls in a number of rooms. …

10 Of The Best iPhone 6 Accessories You Can Buy

They can protect our phones from getting scratched after a tough fall, but they can also help us get more out of our devices.<p>From portable chargers to clip-on camera lenses, here's a look at some of the best iPhone 6 accessories worth checking out so far in 2015.

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps

Make a DIY Extension Tube to Turn Your Regular Lens Into a Macro Lens

Looking for a simple weekend project that lets you experiment with photography? Makify created this 4-minute step-by-step tutorial on how you can …

DIY

BodyGuardz uses an aluminum bezel to tackle the iPhone 6 screen protector problem

The gently curved glass edges of the iPhone 6/Plus screens feel absolutely luxurious but are a nightmare for screen protector companies. Compounding this issue is the fact that rigid tempered glass is now the preferred material for iPhone screen protection.<p>Some companies have taken a stab at …

Watch Steve Jobs' announcement of the first iPhone exactly 8 years later

Eight years ago, on Jan. 9, 2007, Steve Jobs climbed the stage during Apple's annual Macworld conference, and announced the first iPhone.<p>Starting off …

13 Crucial Facts About His Penis

Consider this your go-to handbook for his manhood<p>If you’ve been with enough guys in your lifetime (however many that may be) you might think you know your way around a penis. But the truth is, whether you’ve been with one or 10, you probably know a lot less about them than you thought. So to …

12 Decorating Ideas You Can Do in a Day

Quick fixes you can manage.<p>Small decor changes make a big impact in a home's look. Here are fast and inexpensive quick fixes from five interior designers.

Dining Rooms

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Laundry Rooms

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Let Your Paint Splatters Bloom Into Flower Gardens | A Step-by-Step Mixed-Media Tutorial

Isn’t it amazing that we can make something out of nothing? Take note cards, for example. You can take a blank piece of cardstock, fold it and cut …